Like many European and North American manuals of the nineteenth century, this Australian version is acknowledged by the publisher to be a compilation of other writer's work. To enhance the book's marketability, the author states that many "who have left the colonies for London, Paris, and other continental cities" have admirably acquitted and distinguished themselves. The book describes quadrilles and waltzes as well as dances popular in the 1840s such as the "Cellarius Waltz. Topics: Authors: :, Titles: R
First published in 1902, the work was suggested by a member of the New York Philo-Celtic Society. The discusion includes music, steps, and instructions for reels, "High Caul Cap, four-hand jig, and Rinnce Fada. Topics: Authors: :, Titles: R
This is the first manual to be published in France that describes English country dances. Called contredanses (also spelled contredance) in France, the manual describes motions for the feet and arms, how the dance corresponds to the music, and rules for performance. Additionally, floor plans and music for ten dances are given. Feuillet also suggests appropriate steps. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, The English country dance was a popular ballroom... Topics: Authors: M: M.r Feuillet ..., Titles: R
This treatise includes six solo dances for women; eight for men; and seventeen duets for a man and a woman, two women, or two men, all choreographed by French dancer and choreographer, Guillaume-Louis Pecour (c. 1653-1729). Feuillet notes that several of the dances were performed by some of the most famous theatrical dancers of the time including Marie-Persée, and Cadmus et Hermione as well as Trancrède and L'Europe Galante by André Campra. The dances are notated in a system first published... Topics: Authors: M: Mr. Feü, illet ..., Titles: R
Gilbert, a well-known dancing master, notes that his book will deal only with round dnaces and for other dances or rules of etiquette, the reader should turn elsewhere. After a brief discusion of the positions of the feet, the author discusses, in some length, the waltz position. The manual gives the directions for a large number of waltz, polka, galop, redowa, and mazurka variations--many of which are not described in other contemporary dance literature. Topics: Authors: M: M. B. Gilbert ..., Titles: R
byM[onsieu]r Landrin, m[ai]tre de danse ét compositeur des Traits des contre-danse.
This is a collection of nine English country dances with directions for the figures and appropriate music for a treble insturment. The English country dance was imported into France during the early eighteenth-century Topics: Authors: M: M[onsieu]r Landrin, m[ai]tre de danse é, t compositeur des Traits des...